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Northrup King Building

1500 Jackson Street Northeast
Studio 170
Minneapolis, MN
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Peter D’Ascoli has worked in both ceramics and medicine for over 40 years across the US. He is drawn to pottery because of the pleasure of touch. His ceramics includes thrown, hand built, functional and sculptural pieces. Peter’s work is meant to be approachable and available as well as carrying a message even if that message might be enigmatic at times.   Dr D’Ascoli’s current ceramic interest includes not only the ongoing coordination of utility and aesthetics but a growing interest in materials.

You can see some select pieces of Peter’s work at the Minneapolis-St Paul Airport (MSP) with a special display of work from NEMAA artists, specifically the PASSAGES exhibition.   The NEMAA website has a virtual vitrine for viewing during CoVID and for those not traveling by plane through the MSP Airport.

 

Art-A-Whirl Main Page

Peter D’Ascoli is open on Friday, Saturday & Sunday of Art-A-Whirl weekend.

Art-A-Whirl is on line this year.  At the Gallery: Masks are required and a limit of four in the Gallery at a time.

Online Sales

Peter D’Ascoli takes online orders for pickup and shipping through this website. They also take orders through their own website.

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Commissions

Peter D’Ascoli takes commissions.

Online Store

Peter D’Ascoli also takes orders through their own website: https://sixth-ringceramics.com/store/.

Vases, Bottles and Jars link to this group

These are a collection of items most of which could be used to hold flowers. They all can stand on their own without a floral addition as well.  Bottles will hold liquid and are food safe.

Dinner Sets for Special Order link to this group

Individually thrown and glazed; results will vary.

Wine Tumblers and other drinking vessels link to this group

Elegant stemless wine glasses, drinking tumblers and cocktail glasses.  Individually thrown and glazed; results will vary. Custom orders in small or large quantity on request.

Graspable tumblers link to this group

Here are Three different variation for drinking vessels on the same theme of a comfortable feel in the hand as well as the lip for drinking.  Glazing using spraying technique for gradations in color. Price varies with quantity purchased.

Bowls link to this group

These bowls and bowl sets.  They are meant for serving, mixing or display of food.  Some are particularly strong statements of their own, as they reference social ideals from a show titled “Arc of the Moral Universe”.

Globally shaped pots link to this group

These are part of a series exploring a particular type of pot coming from a Japanese influence.  These turn out to be visually and tacitly comfortable shapes.

How Dave could make such a life, When race was rife with strife? link to this group

Pitchers link to this group

Pitchers that would enhance any table

Saki serving sets link to this group

From the Japanese traditional service of Saki, the saki is poured from a tokkuri (pitcher) with drinking from choko (cups).

This will add a sense of fun authenticity to serving Saki.

Plates link to this group

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